Traditional German Food | Professional Chef Catering

Traditional German Food

Canapes- for formal luncheons and dinner cocktail parties

Please choose a maximum of 12 canapes or 9 canapes and 3 dessert items making up a total of 12 Items $69.00 per person including GST (from 20 guests).

To provide your guests with a substantial meal replacement we recommend 12 menu choices providing your guests with 20 -24 pieces of food per guest which will replace a full meal

Traditional German Canapes

Please choose a maximum of 12 canapes or 9 canapes and 3 dessert items

Red Herring Salad- boiled egg, apples, pickles, beetroot, onions, dill, creamy dressing, on pumpernickel

Grilled Haloumi Cheese And Asparagus- wrapped in prosciutto

Curried Egg-salad, scallions, mayo, kibbled rye croutons, walnut

Smoked Salmon - buckwheat pancake, cream cheese, avocado, chives, caviar

Liver Mousse- red current gelee, toasted turkish bread

Oven Baked Champignons- filled with blue cheese and sundried tomatoes, aged vinegar

Duck Lard Spread- (Schmalz) on ciabatta croutons, crispy bacon, radish, cress, black pepper

Pastry Pies- turnovers, filled with minced ground meat, browned cabbage, chopped egg

Brik Pastry-baked, filled with tuna, cilantro, onion, parsley

Cottage Cheese And Feta- with green olives, on tasted bagel crisps

Chicken Waldorf- apple, celery, walnut, grapes, mayo on dark rye

Mushroom And Salmon Filled Pastry- crème fraiche

Prawn Quenelle- steamed, spring onions, shellfish sauce

Fish Croquettes-deep fried, remoulade sauce

Roast Beef- pickles, piccalilli, artichoke, crostini

Meat Rissoles-spicy mustard, potato salad

Bread Dumplings- bacon, onions, parsley, red cabbage

Liver Dumplings-bacon, onion, parsley, marjoram, sauerkraut

Semolina And Cheese Dumplings- cream of leek, sweetcorn, chives

Scallop- pan seared, green pea velouté, salmon roe

Blue Cheese Mousse- cucumber, roast tomato chutney, pinenuts

Champagne Ham- baba ghanoush, asparagus, pimento, paprika

Salami- cream cheese, ratatouille, olive

Shrimp- avocado, lemon juice, dill, onion, black pepper, olives, cocktail sauce

Tuna-Mayo- on full corn bread, boiled egg, chives

Pineapple And Cheddar Cheese Skewers- yoghurt dressing

Watermelon With Whipped Feta- candied walnuts, balsamic

Goat Cheese-Tart- beetroot, rocket pesto, pine nuts

Meatballs-Flame Grilled- sumac flavoured, skewered, cheese, grapes, aioli

Mini Onion Tarts- garlic, smoked ham, seasoned sour cream

Figs Wrapped In Prosciutto- balsamic, arugula

Crudities-assorted- with salted cheese dip

German Beer Cheese Spread- Crackers, bread sticks

Smoked Trout Dip- cream cheese based, wholemeal sour dough toasties

Sit down luncheons and dinners

We specialise in catering for small groups preparing three course sit down luncheons and dinners. 6-11 guests $125.00 per person or 12+ guests $115.00 per person.

Traditional German First Courses:

Please choose one First Course or one Soup

Bratwurst (Pork Sausages), potato salad, egg, bacon, pickles, parsley, beer & horseradish mustard, crusty bread

Spaetzle-German noodles with pumpkin seed and grated Swiss cheese

Pfannkuchen- (potato pancakes), sour cream, chives, marinated dill cucumber sala

Cheese Tart- onion, cheese and bacon tart, rocket, pear and Parmesan salad

Oysters 4 Ways- freshly shucked, red wine vinaigrette, bloody Mary shots, cucumber & gin and tonic, chimichurri

Nuernberger Sausages- parsley pappardelle, red cabbage, sweet mustard

Wurst Salad- (sausage/cheese salad)- cervelat, swiss cheese, dill pickles, onion, parsley, chives, bread

Bouletten- (Meat Rissoles) grilled, homemade slaw with green apples, lingonberries preserve, toasted walnuts

Shrimp Cocktail-lettuce, boiled egg, tomato, olives, avocado, olives, cocktail sauce

Chicken Liver- fried chopped chicken liver, caramelised onion, bacon, apple rings

Tiger Prawns- grilled, garlic butter, cayenne pepper, asparagus, extra virgin olive oil

Cheese Souffle-twice baked, arugula, mushroom salad

Smoked Salmon-shaved fennel salad, beetroot, orange, pomegranate, avocado

Spinach And Cheese Noodles-homemade pasta, creamy tomato sauce

Calamari  Rings- crumbed, fried, tartare sauce, lemon, green salad

Scallops-seared, creamed spinach, black butter, lime butter sauce

German Meat And Cheese Platter- gruyere, camembert, air dried ham, liver sausage, mustard, gherkins, breads

Smoked Trout Salad-kipfler potatoes, poached egg, green beans, seeded mustard dressing

Grilled Salmon Filets- lime salt, lime juice, pistachio crumbed, whipped lime butter

Turkey Salad- pineapple, onion, apple, cucumber, macadamia nut, cranberries, corn kernels, citrus mayo

Grilled Asparagus- smoked bacon, gruyere cheese, basil oil

Baked Oysters-gratinated, chorizo, garlic butter, breadcrumbs

Quail Breasts- grilled, cognac flambeed, potato roeschti, spinach, sweetcorn custard

Dill Cured Salmon- sweet poatato fritters, poached egg and rye toast, dill mustard sauce

Portobello Mushrooms- filled with bacon, spinach, cream cheese, mozzarella, parmesan, oven baked

Split Pea And Ham Soup- with frankfurter sausages, sippets

Red Lentil Soup- bacon, potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, lemon, caraway seeds, croutons

Chicken Vegetable And Spaetzle Soup- celery, carrot, leek, parsley, egg dumplings

Beer and Cheddar Cheese Soup- creamy cheddar and beer soup with crusty bread

Beef Broth With Liver Dumplings -tasty beef and vegetable soup with dumplings and egg custard

Cream Of Asparagus Soup- cream enriched asparagus veloute thickened with liaison

Cauliflower Cream Soup-creamy cauliflower puree with cheese and cauliflower florets, herb oil

Potato And Leek Soup-thick and creamy potato soup with slowly sautéed Leeks and garlic

Goulash Soup- slowly cooked beef with sweet paprika, peppers, carrots & potato soup, warm artisan bread

German Sauerkraut Soup- tangy sauerkraut, caramelised onions, smoky paprika, savory bacon and earthy caraway

Cream Of Tomato Soup- slowly melted tomatoes, pureed with cream, basil, shaved parmesan and whipped cream

Chicken Cream Soup- Veloute based soup with chicken, chicken stock, onions, garlic, celery and cream

Shellfish Bisque- thick creamy soup made with shellfish, thickened by a paste made from their shells

Pumpkin Soup -made from puree of roasted butternut squash pumpkin, shallot, garlic and vegetable stock

Gratinated Onion Soup-caramelised onions, beef stock, white wine, thyme, brandy, overbaked Gruyere cheese

Mussel And Prawn Chowder-hearty creamy soup with bacon, onion, potato, prawns, mussel and herb celery

Cream Of Mushroom Soup- slow simmered mushrooms with chicken stock, nutmeg, chopped parsley and cream

Traditional German Main Courses

Please choose one Main Course

Roast Beef- (Sauerbraten) marinated-tender Beef roast, potato dumplings, red cabbage, red wine sauce

Jaeger Chicken Schnitzel- mushroom cream sauce, spaetzle, cabbage salad

Rouladen- thin slices of piquant rolled beef-filled with bacon, onions, mustard, pickles, creamy potato puree

Chicken Breast-paprika, baked golden brown, crumbed mushrooms, cauliflower &bBroccoli- a la crème, gratinated  

Roast Pork- with fruit stuffing, potato croquettes, creamy mustard sauce
Beef Goulash- with knoedel (potato dumplings) red cabbage, creamed spinach, cucumber salad

Lamb Shank- slow roasted, Bavarian style, sauerkraut, brussel sprouts (seasonal), spaetzle (egg noodles)

Veal Stew- with champignons, cream, mustard, white wine, potato roeschti

Gourmet Sausages-Trio, red cabbage, potato mash, mustards

Shashlik Skewer- grilled, lamb, capsicum, onions, minted pea pilaf rice

Bell Peppers- stuffed with minced beef and rice, black olive soil, oven baked, oven Jus

Sirloin Steak- mushroom duxelles, char grilled, baked potato, sour cream, crispy bacon, chives, onion rings

Cabbage Rolls-traditional stuffed, filled with rice and mince filling, roasted tomato sauce

Veal Meatballs- with anchovies, eggs, onions and peppers, creamy white sauce with capers, lemon, boiled potatoes

Seafood Stew-puff pastry case, spinach, oyster mushrooms, prawns, scallops, salmon, squid, white wine sauce 

Nuernberger Bratwurst- sauerkraut seasoned with gin and carraway seeds, garlic mash

Crumbed Fish Fillet, potato salad, tomato, cucumber, cabbage salad, lemon

Assiette Of Sauerkraut- with sausages, kasseler (smoked pork loin), smoked bacon, steamed potatoes

Blue Eye Cod Fillet-oven baked, brat kartoffeln (panfried crispy Potatoes)-salsa verde, heirloom tomatoes

Lamb Cutlets- grilled, garlic, eggplant stew, potato and zucchini pancake, mint sauce

Duck Confit- warm lentil and orange salad, red cabbage, blueberry glaze, potato bake

Trout Fillet- pan fried, pistachio crust, cauliflower risotto, lime salt, lemon beurre blanc

Sole Fllets- shallow poached, with thin ribbon noodles, miso, dried seaweed, mushroom broth, broccolini

King Prawns- BBQ charred, pickled radish, ginger, garlic herb butter, samphire

Lamb Stew- slow braised, parsley pappardelle, eggplant, zucchini, tomato, feta, onion jus

Traditional German Desserts

Please choose one Dessert

Chocolate Cupcakes- chocolate buttercream, coconut and pecan frosting, melted chocolate

Doughnut- fried, sweet yeast, jam filling, vanilla sugar, cinnamon

Baked Cheesecake-lemon short crust, low fat quark, egg foam, vanilla

Apple Strudel- homemade unleavened strudel dough, cinnamon apple filling, vanilla ice cream

Apple Streusel Cake- soft and moist, buttered apple crumble cake with crisp streusel

Cherry & Quark Strudel- homemade unleavened strudel dough, morello cherries & quark filling

Black Forest Cake- chocolate cake, cherries, whipped cream, kirsch, chocolate shavings

Gingerbread- with chocolate glaze, fruit, nuts, almond meal 

Pear And Almond Tart- pear poached in Riesling, baked in sweet pastry with almond cream

Egg Pancakes- thin pancakes with buttermilk light batter, kirsch flamed strawberries

Wine Foam- egg yolks, castor sugar, sparkling wine, served with mixed berry compote

Rote Gruetze- sweet red berry pudding with vanilla sauce

Apple Fritters -luscious deep-fried donuts-cinnamon sugar

Rice Pudding- served cold with mango sauce, cream and vanilla sugar

Chocolate Mousse- bittersweet dessert mousse, rich and frothy served with pistachio biscotti

Crème Caramel- caramel custard with caramel sauce

Bavarian Cream- chilled custard, whipped cream, fresh berries

Chocolate Truffle Cake-rich multi layered cake, chocolate butter cream, chocolate glaze

Red Wine Poached Pear- with vanilla ice cream

Steamed MarmaladePpudding- salted butterscotch sauce, crème fraiche

Chocolate Tart- rich chocolate crust, chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse

Chocolate Brownie- rich chocolate brownie topped with a gooey homemade coconut pecan frosting

Warm Rhubarb & Apple Crumble-sweet stewed apple and rhubarb fruit, topped with crumble mixture, vanilla sauce

Apple Pie- warm double crusted pie filled with apple, brown sugar, butter & spices, vanilla anglaise, vanilla Ice cream

Lemon Soufflé Pancake- thin pancake, folded over, filled with lemon soufflé meringue, oven baked

Strawberry Tart-buttery shortbread tarts, filled with pastry cream, topped with strawberries, apricot glaze, almonds